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  • n. Plural form of nonrelative.


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  • Nowhere were women more free from the expectations that they be wives and mothers than in revolutionary Philadelphia, where more than one-third of the adult female population was not only unmarried but also living with nonrelatives.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • Already half the kidney transplants at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center come from living donors, and 40% of those are from the nonrelatives that centers used to turn down.

    Kidney Donation Goes Prime Time

  • According to the ministry and some witnesses, police officers arrived to prevent nonrelatives from entering the theater.

    Rage at Police Fuels Egypt Rioting

  • The overwhelming majority of those are by foster parents or relatives, but DiFilipo and others say they've seen a discernable rise in interest by nonrelatives.

    Md. couple bonds with teen as interest grows in adopting older foster children

  • About 2 percent of the U.S. population is adopted, with half by nonrelatives and half by relatives.

    You Raising Your Child

  • Donors can transfer a limited amount free of GST tax to relatives two or more generations their junior, or to nonrelatives at least 37 ½ years younger.

    New Tax Law Offers Wealthy Families Options on Trusts

  • Men who neglected or even murdered their stepchildren and killed their unfaithful wives were fitter because they did not waste their resources on nonrelatives.

    Newsweek - Why Do We Rape, Kill and Sleep Around?

  • Even discounting contact with nonrelatives and nonsiblings, this is still a startling number of children victimized.

    The Pain Of The Last Taboo

  • Only 50,000 U.S. children become available each year for nonrelatives to adopt; half of these are healthy infants.

    The Politics Of Adoption

  • In 1898, the federal government re-entered the field, with a modified form of estate tax.91 Its top rate was 15 percent, a rate that applied only to gifts from estates of more than $1,000,000, and which passed from the decedent to distant relatives, nonrelatives, “bodies or politic or corporate.”

    A History of American Law


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